Lead Technician Maintenance

Date posted
5 Dec 2017
United States
San Francisco, CA

Aircraft engineer job details:

Position Expectations

Lead Technician Maintenance

Position Summary

The Lead Technician reports to the immediate Maintenance Supervisor and carries out assigned duties using JetBlue Airways procedures.  The Lead Technician is a working member of the Technicians group, who at the direction of the Supervisor assists in the performance of Supervisor duties

Essential Responsibilities

  • Assign and direct the work of Maintenance Technicians based on scheduled and unscheduled workloads
  • Determine if work performed adheres to Company policies, publications or other appropriate authority
  • Check the aircraft maintenance log when assigned to meet aircraft and takes any actions required to respond to discrepancies entered 
  • Provide Maintenance Control with information on the mechanical status of aircraft
  • Complete required paperwork accurately using procedures set forth in the General Maintenance Manual (GMM)
  • Ensure use of only approved and certified hardware, parts, and equipment to be installed or used on aircraft and verifies calibration period has not been exceeded for work that requires calibrated tools or equipment
  • Conduct crew briefings
  • Occasionally acts as Supervisor when Supervisor is off duty, on Paid Time Off (PTO), or away from the BlueCity
  • Assist in performing routine and non-routine maintenance on aircraft
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Diploma
  • One year as a JetBlue Technician or one (1) year industry experience in leading and directing maintenance technicians
  • Valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant Certificate
  • Ability to communication effectively; in both oral and written communication
  • Ability to crawl, bend, kneel, climb, and stoop frequently in confined spaces
  • Able to drive tugs, trucks, taxi aircraft or other company equipment
  • Ability to work under press
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